Sidley hires Shearman’s former levfin chief

By Paola Aurisicchio
20 Apr 2020

Sidley Austin has hired Joshua Thompson, the former head of global leveraged finance at Shearman Sterling, as a partner in its global finance team in New York.

Thompson had been with Shearman & Sterling for more than nine years and was also head of the private capital industry group. 

Prior to Shearman, he spent a year as general counsel at Jefferies Finance.

Thompson focuses on acquisition finance and other leveraged lending, including leveraged buyouts, tender offers ...

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